November 2013



Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2013

Enjoy a portfolio of the world's best wildlife photographs. 


Essential autumn guide

Everything you need to know to make 2013 your wildest autumn in Britain ever…

  • Habitats Why you should head to woods, coasts and wetlands this season. Plus 15 unbeatable wildlife hotspots to visit.


  • Spectacles Where to watch leaping salmon, rutting deer, reedbed raptors and vast flocks of wild geese and starlings.


  • Activities How to transform your garden into a wildlife haven in one weekend. Plus forage for fungi and other wild foods, and take your family on a nature treasure hunt.


Portfolio: Emperor penguins

Ace photographer Paul Nicklen shares his breathtaking photos of emperor penguins – and their nemesis, the leopard seal.


Jellyfish: The rise of slime

As we overfish, pollute and heat up oceans around the world, jellyfish are taking over – scientist Lisa-ann Gershwin shows why.


Eurasian lynx

Things are looking up for Europe’s largest native cat – researcher Urs Breitenmoser explains why it is doing so well, and Laurent Geslin reveals his unique photos of wild lynx.


Zambia quest: The lushness of Luangwa

Journey to the plains and swamps of South Luangwa National Park to see megafauna galore and clouds of rainbow-hued birds.



Do hen harriers have a future in England? Plus a new theory why wolves howl, incoming RSPB president Miranda Krestovnikoff, and Mark Carwardine on the badger cull trial.



All the top reads, and Miranda Krestovnikoff chooses her favourite book.


Tales from the Bush

Spying on swifts under the eaves, CSI-style.


BBC Wildlife photography

We launch our collection of stunning prints from top photographers. Select and order your favourite images online – the perfect gift!

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